Cologne forward Modeste recalled his experience playing in China in an interview with German media and said that he had lost a lot of money by leaving the Super League.
Modest briefly played for Tianjin Quanjian from 2017 to 2018, and then returned to Cologne freely. His experience in Tianjin Quanjian was not pleasant. In the end, he and the club went to court, and both parties broke up.
Modest admitted in an interview that leaving Quanjian cost him a lot of money. He said: "This club no longer exists. I knew at the time that if you leave the team, you will lose a lot of money." When asked When asked whether the amount has seven digits, Modeste said: "Yes, the money is gone. In fact, when I decided to leave China, I knew it would be like this."